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Law Enforcement - Mental Health Collaboration

WESTBOROUGH, MA November 28, 2015 In a recent post the issue of mental illness and police use of force has been the subject of scrutiny.  The pairing of police officers and mental health counselors is becoming a compelling option in some departments.   983 more words

Human Behavior

Family therapy meets crisis intervention

At the NASW National Association of Social Work Conference-Ohio Chapter last week, dozens of workshops were offered. Often, in an emergency situation such as occurs at a busy hospital ED, you’re dealing with more than the patient and must consider the entire family.  889 more words

Adolescent Psychiatry

What's Next? Outreach Project

I’m constantly being asked, “What’s next?” The more I hear of other ladies’ stories of survival, the more I feel their voices need to be heard. 320 more words

Domestic Abuse

We got really triggered last night. So much so that we rang our therapist. She wasnt available. I thought as much when I picked up the phone to call her. 215 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Rapid Crisis Intervention/Facilitation Method

Organizations around the globe face critical instances that need a clear and consistent approach to resolving issues in a way that not only fixes a problem in the short term but also helps to ensure that the issue does not happen again.  716 more words

Lean Six Sigma

a short post on preparing for crisis text line training

Hey everyone,

So today I started crisis textline training. The first thing is to read over the modules/ lessons independently. These include text and videos. We have to do four of those modules by our first live session which will be a video chat format for four hours. 333 more words

Mental Illness

Tools for Practice Tuesday: #ZeroSuicide Toolkit

In honor of the ” International Zero Suicide in Healthcare Declaration” happening in Atlanta yesterday and today, I present the following resource.  The idea of Zero Suicide’s seems like lofty one but this goal requires a simple shift in thinking. 109 more words

Social Work